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Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary

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Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Beautiful and interesting

What fun to walk through the sanctuary and meet the monkeys. Our guide was very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martie D
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Amazing every time!

I can never get enough of the monkey sanctuary, every visit is different as you never know what the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Nadine B
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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The Monkey Sanctuary is one of several sanctuaries in a group of sanctuaries, including the elephant sanctuary that provides for orphaned and abused animals. Situated west of Hartbeesport Dam alongside the Elephant sanctuary it provides an...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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R104, Madibeng 0216, South Africa
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+27 12 258 9904
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What fun to walk through the sanctuary and meet the monkeys. Our guide was very helpful and knowledgeable and he knows most monkeys by name. The sanctuary is really pretty and neat and lots of fun. Bit pricey, but the money goed to conservation.

Thank Martie D
Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We are pleased to hear that you had a fun here with us. Looking forward guiding you through our sanctuary in the near future. Kind regards

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can never get enough of the monkey sanctuary, every visit is different as you never know what the monkeys are going to do and get up to. Fantastic for photography and I love supporting the good work that the sanctuary does, giving these animals...More

Thank Nadine B
Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We appreciate your kinds words. You can never tell which little one is going to steal the lime light on your visit. Thank you and see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing, friendly staff, a fantastic experience. The monkeys are well looked after, and you can see the guides love them. All in all a fantastic experience.

Thank Janine B
Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We are pleased to heat that you had an amazing experience here with us. Hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took our two children 8 and 11 and we had a wonderful time. The guide was great and the setting was absolutely beautiful. The monkeys are very inquisitive and friendly but watch out. They are great pickpockets. I highly recommend a...More

Thank Shane M
Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We appreciate your honest feedback and are pleased to hear that you had a memorable time here with us. Hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended experience! These monkeys have a great personality and are really fun to be around ! The guide Wiseman is hilarious and very knowledgeable. He really made the experience that much better !

Thank Hurwi1
Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We appreciate your feedback and are pleased to hear that Mr Wise made your tour more memorable. Looking forward seeing you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 17 March 2018

We had the most amazing time here. Our guide was friendly, informative and really took the time so we enjoyed ourselves. The spider monkey sat with us and just stole my heart. Thank you for a magical experience,

Thank Melony S
Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We appreciate your honest feedback!! Regards

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Most amazing experience. The tour guide Charles was amazing. The feeding of the monkeys is a must. Will definitely be back. A definite must if your in the area and totally worth the price.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Its always a lovely walk through the sanctuary. Our guide was very helpful. The walk was unrushed. The monkeys were well behaved and entertaining.

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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. Regards

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I did this tour in a package with the elephant sanctuary, and was not impressed. Tour guide was rude to us Very rushed And the “sanctuary” is an aviary filled with monkeys. Paid $40AUD for what felt like a 5minute walk through a large aviary....More

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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. I am sorry to hear that you find our facility disappointing. WE have a 7ha farm where our primates roam free in. There is approx 156 primates that lives in our...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The first 10 minutes of the walk was very nice and we have interacted with some monkeys, which was very nice, however the rest of the walk was extremely disappointing as we didn’t see any monkeys or any other wildlife and you literally walk in...More

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Sanctuary_Management, Manager at Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Good day. Thank you for taking the time to write this review about us. I am sorry to hear that you find our facility disappointing. WE have a 7ha farm where our primates roam free in. There is approx 156 primates that lives in our...More

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Julandi v
10 April 2017|
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Response from Sanctuary_Management | Property representative |
Good day. We are child friendly and kids really enjoy the tour. Adults R295pp Children (4-14) R175 Under 4 free.
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Nicolettevr
7 January 2017|
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Response from Sanctuary_Management | Property representative |
Hi there, Our rates for an one hour guided tour is R275 per adult and R175 per child(4-14 years). No booking required. Tours every hour on the hour.
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Beth S
2 October 2016|
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Response from Sanctuary_Management | Property representative |
Good morning Beth. The wooden walkways are all elevated and we have pieces where you walk on a rocky area. Unfortunately not wheelchair friendly.
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